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Hyundai introducing 48V mild hybrid system with 1.6L diesel in Europe

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In addition to the 2.0-liter CRDi 48V diesel powertrain introduced in the New Tucson in 2018, Hyundai Motor has now combined its efficient and responsive 48V mild hybrid technology with the 100 kW/136-PS 1.6-liter CRDi diesel engine.

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Fiat Chrysler to pay Tesla hundreds of millions for emissions credits

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Chrysler and Tesla aren't known for having much in common. Tesla builds nothing but pure electric cars, with no tailpipes. Chrysler was the first among American car companies to abandon its car lineup and focus on building big, heavy, thirsty SUVs and pickups. That has put Fiat Chrysler in a bind with emissions regulators around the world, where. emissions FCA

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Note from the editor to readers

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Dear readers of Green Car Congress , My apologies for the low level of posting over the past few days, but your editor managed to fracture his left hand rather badly, resulting in surgery.

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Ford Explorer Plug-In Hybrid released for Europe

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Ford made big news with its new Escape Hybrid and plug-in hybrid last Tuesday, but they weren't the only new plug-in SUVs the company announced. In the same announcement in Europe, the company revealed a new plug-in hybrid Explorer that will go on sale there later this year. DON'T MISS: 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid signals the start of a big. plug-in cars

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Survey finds 37% of commuters in London have already changed usual mode of transport due to ULEZ; 141% increase in use of motorcycles

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Most vehicles, including cars, vans, motorcycles and scooters, will need to meet new, tighter exhaust emission standards or pay a daily charge to travel within the area of London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), which comes into effect today.

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German prosecutors find collusion between automakers over diesel emissions

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The Mueller report may not show collusion between Russia and President Trump's campaign, but European anti-trust regulators say they have found collusion among German automakers to avoid cleaning up tailpipe emissions. On Friday, anti-trust regulators for the European Union charged BMW, Daimler, and Volkswagen with colluding to block the. emissions Daimler Volkswagen diesel scandal

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Ballard Power Systems establishing a Marine Center of Excellence in Europe for fuel cell applications

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Ballard Power Systems Europe A/S—a subsidiary of Ballard Power Systems, Inc.—is —is establishing a Marine Center of Excellence (Marine CoE) dedicated to fuel cell marine applications at the company’s engineering, manufacturing and service facility in Hobro, Denmark.

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KAUST study focuses on understanding pre-ignition

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Karma Revero gets more power, BMW 3-cylinder

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The Karma Revero is getting a long-needed update later this year, and the company has just revealed a few details. You'll recall that the Revero is the continuation of the original Fisker Karma, which went on sale in 2011. The company and its manufacturing facilities for the Karma were bought out by a Chinese company. Now the company is named. plug-in cars Karma Revero

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Project to award up to $15.5M in rebates for EV chargers in Sacramento County

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A rebate project to increase access to electric vehicle (EV) chargers throughout California’s Sacramento County is launching with up to $15.5 million in funds available for qualifying local businesses and nonprofit organizations. The rebates will be available through the Sacramento County Incentive Project to install both commercial-grade Level 2 chargers and high-powered DC fast chargers.

London Ultra-low Emission Zone comes into force

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London Ultra-low Emission Zone comes into force

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ARPA-E to award up to $20M to accelerate incorporation of AI and machine learning into energy technology

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced up to $20 million in funding ( DE-FOA-0002107 ) for the Design Intelligence for Formidable Energy Reduction Engendering Numerous Totally Impactful Advanced Technology Enhancements ( DIFFERENTIATE ) program. DIFFERENTIATE aims to enhance the productivity of energy engineers in helping them to develop next-generation energy technologies.

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Review: Mercedes-AMG A35

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The A35 is the first hot hatch from Mercedes-AMG and its most affordable car to date

Saft, Tianneng to create Li-ion JV in China; up to 5.5 GWh plant

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Saft, a subsidiary of Total, has signed an agreement with Tianneng Energy Technology (TET), a subsidiary of the Chinese privately-owned Tianneng Group, to create a joint venture (JV) to expand their lithium-ion battery activity. Manufacturing will be based at the Changxing Gigafactory, with a potential capacity of 5.5 gigawatt hours (GWh), among which several GWh are already in operation. Saft will have a 40% shareholding in the new JV, while the Tianneng Group will hold the remaining shares.

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BMW signs agreement with DXC Technology to accelerate driverless car development via D3 platform

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IT services company DXC Technology signed an agreement to support BMW’s autonomous vehicle development via the High Performance D 3 platform. Earlier post.). DXC provides services that help deliver and simplify data analysis and algorithmic training to reduce the time and cost to develop autonomous vehicles. The BMW Group High Performance D3 platform supports the autonomous vehicle development program, gathering massive amounts of road-travel data from the global BMW test fleet.

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Ricardo partners with Geely on development of transmission for range-extended plug-in hybrid vehicles

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Geely Auto Group (Geely) has selected Ricardo to assist with the development—right through to production implementation—of a new advanced transmission for range-extended plug-in hybrid vehicles. Key requirements for the transmission are high efficiency and competitive cost for high volume A and B-segment products. The approach taken is highly collaborative and flexible, with co-located, joint teams comprised of both Geely and Ricardo engineers based both in the UK and in China.

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